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Conflict between the sexes maintains diversity in brain hormones
A study published inProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that alleles that are beneficial to the reproductive success of females are detrimental to the success of males.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Non-coding RNA molecule could play a role in osteoporosis
A new study inNature Communicationssuggests micro RNA miR-214-3p plays a role in regulating bone formation through increasing osteoclast activity and reducing osteoblast activity.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vigorous exercise may help boost kids' cardiometabolic health
Ten minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases, according to an international study published inMedicine& Science in Sports& Exercise.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes drug could be the first to reverse the disease
According to a new study published inNature Chemical Biology,a novel daily drug can reverse diabetes symptoms in mice.New Scientist (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High fibre diet 'could prevent type 1 diabetes'
Animal trials hint that short-chain fatty acids produced by a fibre-rich diet could protect against early-onset diabetes. The study is reported in the journalNature Immunology.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine Society applauds CMS announcement on therapeutic CGM coverage expansion
The Endocrine Society praised the decision by Centres for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend access to therapeutic continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) to older Americans on intensive insulin therapy for diabetes.Newswise (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Stress affects DNA processes and mental health
High concentrations of cortisol in the body affect important DNA processes and increase the risk of long-term psychological consequences, according to research inScientific Reports.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Nitrogen foraging ability of plants relies on mobile shoot-root hormone signal
A new study published inNature Plants describes the molecular mechanisms underlying the shoot-to-root stage of nitrogen-demand signaling in plants.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'
US scientists create a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract using human and mouse tissue.BBC News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Volunteers needed for the Biology Big Top summer events!
Get out of the lecture theatre/lab/hospital for a day of fun, interactive science– an opportunity to increase awareness about your work, whilst adding science communication experience to your CV! The Society for Endocrinology is looking for volunteers from all career stages to help out at two different events taking place this summer:Lancashire Science Festival - This event explores all things STEM during a three-day event in Central Lancashire which hosted over 200 events last year.Where:The University of Central Lancashire’s Preston CampusWhen:29 June– 1 July 2017Lambeth Country Show - Being...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Male hormone plays key role in ovarian development
According to research published inMolecular and Cellular Endocrinology, the male'androgen' hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

SNIFF study to examine safety and efficacy of nasal insulin for treating Alzheimer ’s
Neurologists at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center are conducting an 18-month clinical trial testing a type of insulin delivered in a nasal spray used to treat diabetes in some patients - in the Study of Nasal Insulin to Fight Forgetfulness (SNIFF).News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Insulin resistance ‘increases dementia risk’
According to a study in theJournal of Alzheimer’s Disease, insulin resistance could have a negative impact on a person’s memory or thinking abilities.Express (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Potential for metformin use in thyroid disease
A report published in theJournal of Endocrinology which reviewed the relationship between the anti-diabetic drug metformin and thyroid disease suggests that metformin may benefit be beneficial for the condition.Medical News Bulletin (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Scientists take aim at diabetes and obesity with exercise in a pill
Saint Louis University researchers will tackle the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity by tapping into the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Coca-Cola funded studies 'divert blame for obesity away from sugar'
Studies funded by Coca-Cola diverted the blame for obesity away from sugar, a probe suggests. Too much screen time, lack of exercise and sleep were highlighted as key factors in obesity instead.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Make a date with Diabetes Professional Care 2017 – Free to Attend
Diabetes Professional Care 2017 returns to London on November 15& 16 with a world-class conference programme, new show features and unrivalled networking opportunities.Now in its third year, the UK’s leading free to attend conference and exhibition for diabetes healthcare professionals has established a reputation as a vibrant and learning-focused forum for sharing real-world knowledge, clinical skills and expertise.DPC2017 promises to be the biggest and best show yet, with more than 100 hours of CPD-certified content from industry’s leading practitioners. The multi-track conference will deliver...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Endocrinology - University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Job reference: 304-A-17-32566Salary:£26,302 -£35,225This excellent opportunity is open to experienced registered nurses with at least 5 years’ experience in acute care setting. Candidates with experience in endocrinology are highly encouraged to consider this post.The successful candidate will join a team of experienced specialist nurses in a tertiary Endocrine referral centre and will be given full structured training and supervision to develop his/her skills in Endocrinology.The department has close links with the University of Birmingham, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birming...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine Society issues Clinical Practice Guideline on hypothalamic amenorrhea
Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline addresses the condition that stops menstruation in some female athletes and is published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.EurekAlert (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Weight-bearing exercises promote bone formation in men
According to a study published inBone, long-term, weight-bearing exercises decrease sclerostin and increase IGF-1 in men, which promotes bone formation.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New evaluation of thyroid disease treatment in pregnancy
According to new research in theNew England Journal of Medicine,universal screening for, and subsequent treatment of, subclinical hypothyroidism does not result in improved health outcomes for mothers or babies.EurekAlert (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Inhalable oxytocin could save more than 100,000 women in childbirth
The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences have reported positive results from a clinical study of inhalable oxytocin that could significantly reduce maternal deaths around the world.ABC (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Postoperative ACTH, cortisol levels may predict Cushing ’s disease remission rate
Remission after surgery Cushing’s disease patients may be predicted by postoperative values for adrenocorticotropic hormone and cortisol, according to a study by the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke at the NIH.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Opportunity for young diabetologists to present their work at the NEYD meeting
Deadline for submissions 2 April 2017.This is a fantastic opportunity for 10 young UK diabetologists to present their work (including research in progress) to peers at the North European Young Diabetologist (NEYD) 2017 meeting. Pre-existing abstracts can be used to apply.This meeting is being held in Warwickshire (UK) this year, and takes place 17-19 May 2017. Accommodation and meals for UK delegates are met by pharma sponsors.Read more orcontact the YDEF team. (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

‘Low T’ television ads linked to surge in testosterone use
Men who see more ads for low testosterone or"low T" on local television channels may be more likely to seek tests or treatments to boost their levels of the hormone, a study inJAMAsuggests.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Cellular jetlag may favour the development of diabetes
Disruption of the internal body clock may have a role in the development of diabetes, according to research published inGenes and Development.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Insulin resistance may lead to faster cognitive decline
A new study published in theJournal of Alzheimer's Disease suggests that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid decline in cognitive performance.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Access to nature reduces depression and obesity
People living close to trees and green spaces are less likely to be obese, inactive, or dependent on anti-depressants, according to a new report by the Institute for European Environmental Policy.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Open your bedroom window at night to prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes
SfE member Prof Ashley Grossman comments on the results of a new study published inBJM Open Diabetes Research& Carewhich links global warming and diabetes.The Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pregnancy test's alleged link to birth defects to be reviewed by UK regulator
The UK drugs regulator is to examine new evidence about a pregnancy test used in the 1960s and 70s believed to cause serious deformities in children.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Mouse study links vitamin D to autism prevention
Giving vitamin D to pregnant mice in their first trimester prevents their offspring developing autism traits, according to new research published inMolecular Autism.Psych Central (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Society partner Pfizer introduces 2017 ASPIRE Young Investigator Research Awards in Endocrinology
The mission of the 2017 Global ASPIRE Young Investigator Research Awards in Endocrinology is to advance the medical knowledge of the fundamental mechanisms of disease, mechanisms of action of current and potential future treatments, and to improve the care of patients with endocrine disorders.Pfizer invites junior investigators to apply for the 2017 Global ASPIRE Young Investigator Research Awards in Endocrinology from6 March 2017. Funding will be provided to research proposals that seek to explore translational or clinical research in the area of endocrine disease in children and young adults to address:Morbidity...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

ASCO Guidelines on adjuvant bisphosphonates in breast cancer
Two bisphosphonates should be considered as adjuvant therapy for all postmenopausal women with early breast cancer, according to a new joint clinical practice guideline from Cancer Care Ontario and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Eating too much cheese can raise cancer risk by 50%
According to researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, cheese can raise the risk of breast cancer by 53%, particularly a high intake of cheddar and cream cheeses, while eating yoghurt appeared to cut risk by 30%.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxytocin boosts social skills in autism-related syndrome
New clinical trial, published inPediatrics, finds that one week of treatment with oxytocin improves social skills and feeding in infants with Prader-Willi syndrome.Spectrum News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Statins linked to higher risk of diabetes in older women
According to a study inDrugs& Aging, women aged 75 and over that are taking statins have a 33% higher risk of being diagnosed with new-onset diabetes.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Phthalate exposure during pregnancy can alter hormone levels in foetuses
Early pregnancy exposure to some phthalates—chemicals commonly found in household plastics, food and personal care products— can have adverse impacts on developing fetuses, according to a new study published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Intensive medical treatment can reverse type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using oral medications, insulin and lifestyle therapies, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity linked to esophageal and stomach cancer risk
A new study published in theBritish Journal of Cancersuggests that people who are overweight in their twenties have a 60 to 80% increased risk of developing esophageal and stomach cancer if they become obese later in life.WebMD (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Whole-body vibration may be as effective as regular exercise
A less strenuous form of exercise known as whole-body vibration can mimic the muscle and bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's journalEndocrinology.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Higher risk of mortality in men after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis
According to a new study presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, men face a greater risk of mortality following a fracture related to osteoporosis.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

3-D visualization of the pancreas: New tool in diabetes research
Researchers have created datasets that map the three-dimensional distribution and volume of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, published inScientific Data.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Glycemic control in pregnancy associated with cardiometabolic profile of offspring
Gestational diabetes influences children’s risks for abnormal glucose tolerance and obesity by 7 years of age, with poorer maternal glucose control having a greater effect on the cardiometabolic profile, according to data from the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome study.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Testosterone therapy improves skeletal health and anemia
An editorial, published inJAMA Internal Medicine, discusses the findings of three 2017 studies on the beneficial effects of testosterone therapy in older men, which includes improved skeletal health.Medical News Bulletin (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Life expectancy low in MEN1 duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumor liver metastases
Half of patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), who developed duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumor liver metastases died within 10 years, according to a study inEndocrine Practice.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Blueberries virtually eliminate baby blues by protecting 'happy hormones'
A study published inPNAS reports that the amino acids tryptophan and tyrosine, which are found in blueberries, can compensate for the post-partum protein surge that reduces‘feel-good hormones’ in the brain.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Director ACT Health Diabetes Service Medicine
Based in Canberra, this is an excellent opportunity for a Staff Specialist/Director in Diabetes, with demonstrated leadership abilities, to head up the Canberra Hospital and Health Services’ busy Diabetes Service.The Director plays a key role in ensuring that care delivery and clinical outcomes within the service reflect best practice and will be responsible for developing a positive public profile, as well as enabling collaborative partnerships within the community.You will be responsible operationally to the Executive Director of the Division Medicine and clinically and professionally to the Director of Endocri...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Screentime linked to greater diabetes risk among children
Children who are allowed more than three hours of screentime a day are at greater risk of developing diabetes, new research published inArchives of Disease in Childhood.The Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Exposure to endocrine disruptor chemicals alters development in frog embryos
Research inScientific Reportssuggests that exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals causes changes in thyroid hormone signalling, which disturbs brain development in frog embryos.News medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study identifies African-specific genomic variant associated with obesity
According to research inObesity, approximately 1% of West Africans, African-Americans and others of African ancestry carry a genomic variant that increases their risk of obesity.NIH (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news